The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.36% - 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% - 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.20 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.33% +40.89%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 217 194 317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.91% 82.55% 86.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 152 233
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Oxford

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Back Office
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) SaaS
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) React
6 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) XML

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (22.22%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ant
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Mockito
General
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
4 2 (22.22%) AWS Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Migration Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Grails
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) J2SE
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) JSF
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
3 2 (22.22%) React
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Network Design
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
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